SCARSDALE - Local Jewish community centers are stepping up security following the shooting of three people at a Jewish community and senior center outside Kansas City on the eve of Passover. 

Karen Kolodny, the executive director of the Jewish Community Center of Mid-Westchester in Scarsdale, says that Homeland Security is reminding agencies to be vigilant and maintain constant security. 

The suspect in the Kansas shootings, 73-year-old Frazier Glenn Miller, is the founder of two white supremacists groups.

Miller has been preliminarily charged with first-degree murder, but state and federal authorities are looking to press additional hate crime charges against him.

For an extended interview with Karen Kolodny, the executive director of the Jewish Community Center of Mid-Westchester in Scarsdale, watch the clip to the left or go to News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612.